CNES, 2004 DISTRIBUTION SPOT IMAGE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY CNES, 2004 DISTRIBUTION SPOT IMAGE / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Luxury island construction, Dubai. Satellite image of an artificial palm tree-shaped island (lower left) created in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Dubai. This is the Jumeirah Palm resort. It is one of two artificial islands (the Palm Islands). The project started in May 2002; this image was taken on 17 February 2004. Construction on the Jumeirah Palm is expected to be completed by early 2006. Dubai is in the United Arab Emirates.
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